St. Petersburg Jazz Festival 2020
The 2020 St. Petersburg Jazz Festival, scheduled February 26 – March 1 and celebrates great talent with Florida connections. The festival is presented by nonprofit EMIT.
The festival opens Wednesday, 2/26 with Brazilian jazz group O Som Do Jazz with guest flutist, Jose Valentino Ruiz and Brazilian percussionist Rafael Pereira. On Thursday, 2/27 see the amazing jazz/funk fusion group The Conglomerate from Orlando. Friday, 2/28 is virtuoso steel pan artist Leon Foster Thomas with Tal Cohen and his group. Saturday, 2/29 features vocalist Alexis Cole and the 18-piece Helios Jazz Orchestra. The final concert on Sunday, 3/1 is a tribute to the innovative trumpeter and composer Booker Little, led by Jason Charos and jazz musicians from Miami. See www.stpetejazzfest.com or www.mypalladium.org for more.
You won’t find giant columns of speakers or food trucks at the St. Petersburg Jazz Festival. This is an intimate listening experience for true lovers of jazz.